The Last Train to Zona Verde

The Last Train to Zona Verde

My Ultimate African Safari

By Paul Theroux

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH), Hardcover, 9780618839339, 353pp.

Publication Date: May 7, 2013


The world’s most acclaimed travel writer journeys through western Africa from Cape Town to the Congo.

About the Author
Paul Theroux went to Africa as a teacher in 1963. He ran a school in Malawi, and then taught at Makerere University in Uganda, where he also worked as a journalist, traveling throughout East and Central Africa. He published three novels with African settings Fong and the Indians, Girls at Play, and Jungle Lovers, as well as short stories. He is the author of many other novels and travel books, including Dark Star Safari: Overland from Cairo to Cape Town (2002).